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From Antwerp to Geneva via Récébédou and Casseneuil: memoirs of the years 1940-1942

Document | Accession Number: 1997.A.0128

Contains a 28 page memoir by Saul M. Bergman. Written in 1997, this memoir relates the author's experiences as an adolescent during the German invasion of his native Belgium, and his subsequent escape with his father to southern France, their eventual arrest and imprisonment at Récébédou and later Casseneuil, his father's deportation from Casseneuil to Drancy and eventually to Auschwitz, and the author's escape to Switzerland, where he was reunited with his mother and sister in Geneva in 1942.

creation:  1997-1997
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Saul M. Bergman
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 13:54:59
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